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  • American Dream Dead or Alive?

    American Dream Dead or Alive?

    The American Dream is a national ethos of the U.S. in which freedom includes a promise of the possibility of prosperity and success. In the definition of the American Dream may mean differently to every U.S. citizen. For some it is the dream of freedom and equality, for others it

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    Submitted: September 8, 2012
  • American Generals

    American Generals

    According to Frontline, what problems were caused by the following groups: The Local and state officials? The U.S. military? FEMA? The Government? Why was the Louisiana National Guard unable to help? Why were rescue efforts hampered in the first 24 hours? What were the Mayor's responsibilities prior to the hurricane?

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    Submitted: May 3, 2012
  • American His

    American His

    htIn the period 1865-1900, technology, government policy, and economic conditions all changed American agriculture a great deal. New farming machinery had a large role in the late 19th century, giving farmers the opportunity to produce many more crops than they had ever been able to previously. The railroads had an

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    Essay Length: 305 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 23, 2011
  • American History

    American History

    The AP U.S. History Exam tests knowledge of U.S. History from the first European explorations of the Americas up through modern times. The bulk of the questions focuses on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Exam topics include political institutions and behavior, public policy, social and economic change, diplomacy and international

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    Submitted: June 28, 2011
  • American History

    American History

    The history of the Americas is the collective history of the American landmass, which includes North and South America, as well as Central America and the Caribbean. It begins with people migrating to these areas from Asia during the height of an Ice Age. These groups are generally believed to

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    Essay Length: 360 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 4, 2011
  • American History

    American History

    AN ERA OF CHANGE To many, Puritan suggests grim judgmentalism. Though Puritanism lost its hold on American thought within 200 years, it has been more central in American life more than commonly supposed. The Puritan view of life: the work ethic, the goal-centeredness, and the subservience of pleasure to duty

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    Submitted: December 2, 2011
  • American History

    American History

    1. Sectional tensions were further strained in 1852, and later, by an inky phenomenon. Harriet Beecher Stowe published a hearth taking novel called Uncle Tom's Cabin. She was dismayed by the passage of the fugitive slave law and she was determined to address the North about the badness of slavery

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    Essay Length: 258 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2012
  • American History

    American History

    Throughout American history many amendments for the U.S Constitution have been submitted to the Congress but only a few of these amendments have been ratified. The amendments have had a significant change of our government and our society. Out of the 27 amendments to the U.S Constitution, 2 stand out.

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    Submitted: January 8, 2013
  • American History

    American History

    Within the colonies each had to provide a source of profit. Because of the different climates with the colonies, each colony produced a different crop. The Chesapeake region did not turn to Africans specifically at first to do the labor. The attempt to put the natives to work failed. After

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    Submitted: February 21, 2013
  • American History

    American History

    If 13-17 years were allowed to vote President Obama and Mitt Romney would probably address issues that promise a secure future for young people in terms of education and financial stability. Teenagers in general want the government to help with student loans and grants. Since, many teenagers who have now

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    Essay Length: 398 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2013
  • American History

    American History

    1. In a post-industrial America, wherein the job market is on a steady decline, what are some of the institutional/systemic disadvantages, suffered by racialized groups, primarily Blacks and Hispanics, in America? Be detailed… I am not interested in generalities… include Kozol(environmental racism, the end of a long process of structural

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    Submitted: September 19, 2016
  • American History - Colonial America

    American History - Colonial America

    The story of America is the story of democracy and authority. During the first 150 years, America struggled to find the proper balance between the two values to protect people's rights but still be able to run the country. During this time the country evolved from one ruled by an

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    Submitted: May 8, 2011
  • American History Discussion Response

    American History Discussion Response

    Native peoples like the Massachusetts tribes enthusiastically welcomed European settlers to their shores up to the third decade of the seventeenth century. Their motives were mixed. Many thought the armed Europeans would protect them from their more powerful native enemies. They also welcomed the trade with Europeans in skins and

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    Submitted: February 9, 2018
  • American History II

    American History II

    AMERICAN HISTORY II The American People Homework William Butters 1/18/2012 Pg. 459 Given the enormous casualties, cost, and crises of the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, what attitudes, goals, dreams, and behaviors would you predict for white southerners, white northerners, and black freed people? White southerners experienced a lot

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    Submitted: January 19, 2012
  • American History Since 1865

    American History Since 1865

    Final Paper At the start of slavery in the early 1600's African Americans have taken great strives to end segregation, discrimination, and isolation. During their struggles, breakthrough came that yield fruits of their labor. Several very important African American leaders including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Rosa Parks,

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    Submitted: March 26, 2013
  • American History Study Guide

    American History Study Guide

    2nd period 13. The Pilgrims began the Plymouth Colony. 14. Because the Pilgrims landed outside the limits of the Virginia Company, their charter did not apply. For the sake of order the Pilgrims created the Mayflower Compact. 15. The Mayflower Compact helped established the idea of self-government and majority rule.

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    Submitted: August 2, 2011
  • American History Take Home Test 2

    American History Take Home Test 2

    Take home Test Chapter 21 1.The social Gospel movement is an activity by leading employees to apply religious Ethics to industrial conditions and alleviate poverty, labor exploitation and slums. Many groups,ndrawing from different traditions and inspirations, responded to these economic and social issues. Protestant ministers were especially influential creating the

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    Submitted: October 1, 2012
  • American History, the 19th Century

    American History, the 19th Century

    In the 19th century the world was developing in all ways, especially the newly formed country America. Throughout this century a lot of changes were made and new ideas were introduced all over the world. The United States of America dominated the 19th century, leading them to be the most

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    Submitted: January 29, 2014
  • American Immigration

    American Immigration

    December 11, 2000 Immigration In the decades following the Civil War, the United States emerged as an industrial giant. Old industries expanded and many new ones, including petroleum refining, steel manufacturing, and electrical power, emerged. Railroads expanded significantly, bringing even remote parts of the country into a national market economy.

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    Submitted: September 8, 2011
  • American Imperialism

    American Imperialism

    Imperialism is the forceful extension of a nation's authority by territorial conquest or by establishing economic and political domination of other nations that are not its colonies, with this expansion of a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. Imperialism is the control of one or a number

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    Submitted: July 20, 2011
  • American Journalism

    American Journalism

    At the time of my involvement in American journalism, the industry was in its infancy. I got involved in printing and journalism in the 1720's, a half century before The United States of America came to formally exist. I came into the world of journalism through my training and career

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    Submitted: December 8, 2012
  • American Lit

    American Lit

    Eveline Having been thoroughly beaten down by her brutal, domineering father, Eveline lacks the self confidence to flee in search of her own life. "Eveline" is a very interesting short story by James Joyce. Eveline is a dutiful daughter that enables us to discover the strange decision that she makes

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    Submitted: September 26, 2011
  • American Propaganda - Controlling Public Opinion in Puerto Rico

    American Propaganda - Controlling Public Opinion in Puerto Rico

    American Propaganda: Controlling public opinion in Puerto Rico An Essay by John Rivera-Resto, MFA in Visual Arts Program, College of Vermont, 2001. ________________________________________ "Rule is the normal exercise of authority, and is always based on public opinion, today as a thousand years ago, amongst the English as amongst the bushmen.

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    Submitted: September 5, 2011
  • American Reconstruction

    American Reconstruction

    Development of American Government -Early Republic: Hamilton's reforms -Strengthening of the American Government -American Politics: Revolution of 1800, Jacksonian Democracy, etc. -Two Party System American Westward Expansion American Manifest Destiny Social Movements during the Second Great Awakening Road To Civil War Slavery 1607 - 1700 Early English Colonialization 1993 1750

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    Essay Length: 363 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2012
  • American Revelution

    American Revelution

    The American Revolution was a product of years of mounting grievances that culminated in an uncontrollable situation. From the outset, the Colonists system of beliefs was contrary to the English. Living an ocean apart allowed for these grievances to be put aside temporarily. However, as the situation grew to be

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    Essay Length: 680 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 19, 2011
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    Among the many complex factors that contributed to instigating the American Revolution, two stand out most clearly: England's imposition of taxation on the colonies and the failure of the British to gain consent of those being governed, along with the military measures England took on the colonists. Adding to these

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    Essay Length: 313 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2011
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    dThe American Revolution fundamentally changed the American society politically, socially, and economically by the establishments of declaring independence from Britain, the new democracy set up, paper currency, slavery, and the rights of women. The revolution brought about a variety of changes in the American society. Additionally, strong political ideas about

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    Submitted: February 25, 2012
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    The American Revolution was truly revolutionary considering all attempts made by the colonists to gain their natural rights. For many years the colonists made attempts to free themselves of the taxes imposed on them by Britain, Britain's refuse to grant any of the colonists plea's eventually led them to seek

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    Submitted: March 12, 2012
  • American Revolution Vs Russian

    American Revolution Vs Russian

    Cyclops, the sons of Uranus and Gaea, originated from Greek mythology as an immense one-eyed being that has a fearless personality and feared by mortals and immortals for their strength, size, and ruthlessness. They reason they became monstrous was in part due to their imprisonment in Tartarus by their father

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    Essay Length: 317 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2013
  • American Scholar

    American Scholar

    Sean Jackson Jr. English III Conclusion/ The American Scholar You should live as feely and brave as possible. You should not limit your life and alter you decisions based on pre assumptions. The pre assumptions can limit your experiences and stop you from living life to the fullest. In The

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    Submitted: May 4, 2016

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